A person in winter clothing looking at a sunset alone tells a story of grief and loss

Winter’s Dragon

Some days are just plain harder than others. I always thought I knew that. All books warn about it. Everyone and their brother and sister and obscure relatives swear by[…]

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A bottle of wine in a box with a story about forgiveness and marriage.

A Bottle of Wine

“Screw you, too!” I screamed to the slamming front door. Even knowing he wouldn’t hear me, I couldn’t help but add a resounding, “Bastard!”, punctuated by the throwing of a[…]

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A child holds onto her mother's hand is a story about family and relationships.

Choosing Death

This must be what it’s like to be a death-row inmate. Heather closed her eyes and turned her face towards the warmth of the sun. She fought to capture the sensation,[…]

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A single cup of coffee hints at many different types of stories

Seductive Affair

Elizabeth Doreen Esquiren, Chair of the Great Tea Initiative, stood in front a large metal door with no handle in a nameless back alley and wondered how she ever managed[…]

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A woman holding a cell phone waits for a taxi to take her where she needs to go that night.

House Call

“Taxi!” One of the many benefits of living in New York is that there is always, and I mean always, a taxi ready to go. Less than a minute later,[…]

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A golden retriever sits by himself overlooking diverging roads.

Gods May Die

My human came home today. He had been gone for so long. He left me at his parent’s den and told me to wait for him. He told me to[…]

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